Personality of the month
Pharm. (Dr.) Egbuna Chekwube Udeorah, managing consultant at Global Spectra Consulting, was born on 12 November 1972, at Ogidi, Anambra State. He attended Ezi-Ogidi Primary School, Ogidi, from 1977 to 1983, and Bishop Crowther Junior Seminary, Awka, from 1984 to 1990.
Udeorah bagged his Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Benin in 1998 and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2005 from the same institution.
The versatile pharmacist also attended the Senior Management Programme (SMP34) of the Lagos Business School to acquire more managerial skills to boost his career.
Udeorah’s pharmacy career as an intern at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ebutte Metta, Lagos, and did his national youth service (NYSC) with NNPC, Lagos. Thereafter, he secured an employment with Emzor Pharmaceuticals Lagos, as a medical representative/product manager, a position he held for about six years.
He proceeded from there to Join Juhel Nigeria Ltd. as a Product Manager in 2006 and performed so well that he became head of Products and Marketing, two years after his resumption in the company. In affirmation of his business acumen and managerial skill, he was further made head of Sales in 2010.
The industrious strategist, who believes so much in entrepreneurship, eventually retired from paid employment in 2012 and established his own firm, Global Spectra Consulting, in 2013. His areas of focus include: sales team recruitment and management, products development and management, and sales team training.
A committed servant of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Udeorah has served the Society in different capacities, both at the national and state levels for the past six years. He was Chairman, Conference Planning Committee, Enugu PSN, 2009-2011 and, later, member of the national Conference Planning Committee “Coal City 2011”.
Another feather was added to his cap in 2009 when he became the Public Relations Officer of Enugu PSN, a position he held for three years. He was ultimately elected National Publicity Secretary, PSN in 2012, a position he occupies till date.
A lover of sports, especially jogging and badminton, the Global Spectra Consulting boss is a member of the Enugu Sports Club, and also belongs to the Common Wealth Pharmacists Association (MCPA)
Pharm. Udeorah is happily married to Pharm. (Mrs) Uzoamaka A. Udeorah, and their union is blessed with three children.